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Wendy E. Pfeffer

Wendy E. Pfeffer, French language educator. Decorated chevalier Order Arts and Letters France; recipient Distinguished Service award, University Louisville, 2005, President award, 2005. Member Modern Language Association, Medieval Academy American, International Courtly Literature Society, Association International d'Etudes Occitanes (North America correspondent), South Atlantic Modern Language Association (past president).

Background

  • Pfeffer, Wendy E. was born on June 25, 1951 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Daughter of Irving and Diana (Gursky) Pfeffer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University California, Santa Cruz, 1972. Master of Arts, University Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1979.

    Career

    • Postdoctoralfellow Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, 1979-1980. Assistant professor University Louisville, 1980-1986, associate professor, 1986-1995, professor, since 1995, chair department classical and modern languages, 1994—2006, assistant dean graduate education College Arts & Sciences, since 2006. Editor-in-chief, TENSO.

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association, Medieval Academy American, International Courtly Literature Society, Association International d'Etudes Occitanes (North America correspondent), South Atlantic Modern Language Association (past president).

    Connections

    • Married Nathan H. Schwartz, August 18, 1985. 1 child, Dena.
    • father: Irving Pfeffer
    • mother: Diana (Gursky) Pfeffer
    • spouse: Nathan H. Schwartz
    • child: Dena Pfeffer
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    Born June 25, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      University California
    • 1974
      University Toronto
    • 1979
      University Toronto
    • 1979 - 1980
      Postdoctoralfellow, Dalhousie University
      Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Nova Scotia, Canada
    • 1994 - 2006
      assistant, professor University Louisville